De Moleyns Patented the Incandescent Lamp

Frederick de Moleyns patented the incandescent lamp in 1841. Continue reading

British Scientific Paper Used the Term Dinosaur

Proceedings of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, a scientific paper first used the scientific term dinosaur in 1841 Continue reading

First Public Photography Studio Opens

Richard Beard and chemist John Frederick Goddard open the first European public photography studio on the Royal Polytechnic Institute’s roof Continue reading

Henry Maudslay

Henry Maudslay (pronunciation and spelling) (22 August 1771 – 14 February 1831) was an English machine tool innovator, tool and die maker, and inventor. Continue reading

Mass Production of Screws and Bolts

England mass-produced screws and bolts in 1800, following Henry Maudslay’s metal lathe innovation. Continue reading

Constitutional president of Honduras

Honduras declared its sovereignty and independence on November 5, 1838, then January 1, 1841, Francisco Ferrera, a proclergy conservative, assumed the position of Constitutional president of Honduras. Continue reading

Stamp collector known to decorate her dressing room with them

A young woman who collected stamps placed an advertisement or a notice (back in the day) in the Times of London in 1841 soliciting canceled postage stamps. Continue reading